Author: Em Carpenter
Our Case of the Week made headlines, carrying on recent SCOTUS story lines like Gorsuch’s veneration and “John Roberts has abandoned his oath!”
The majority in the 5-4 Furman v. Georgia decision may have been a short per curiam, but all nine Supreme Court justices wrote seperately.
The insidiousness of killers like Reta Mays is especially disturbing because of their positions of trust and the expectation to care to their victims
The Supreme Court released two of its five remaining decisions today; both were 7-2 and both were a victory for the religious.
Let’s discuss religious freedom in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, via another new decision fresh off the SCOTUS presses.
When SCOTUS took up the cases, many feared the worst from a Court that is conservative-heavy. The 6-3, Gorsuch-authored opinion was a surprise.
Somewhere along the way, Qualified Immunity was twisted to shield officers from consequences of actions no one can argue were ambiguous in wrongness.
While the significance of Brown v. Board of Education cannot be overstated, a lesser-known predecessor from thirty years prior deserves some attention
People would be better off realizing how often a Supreme Court decision rests on a legal technicality or procedural element, as opposed to the merits of a particular position.